Best Music Artists of 2012

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1Katy PerryKatheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

Part Of Me, Teenage dream, Firework, California Gurls etc. - onlyway

Firework, The One That Got Away, Teenage Dream, E.T., etc... - ljayd98

2JYJ

Despite going through hardships, they still stand strong. They have done well for Cassiopeia, for themselves. Cassiopeia is proud of them.

Best music with albums like In Heaven and Tarantallegra, greatest vocals of South Korea, best dancers, best actors too. Humble talents and great hearts also.

3Maroon 5Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.
4RihannaRobyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop singer . Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.
5Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about Faith Hill, Swift felt that she should go to Nashville to begin ...read more.

Taylor Swift had a golden voice! I love her songs (You Belong With Me, Love Story, Teardrops on my Guitar, Mine, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, etc... ) - ljayd98

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6One DirectionOne Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015 . The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.

What Makes You Beautiful, Up All Night, One Thing, Live While Where Young, etc... - ljayd98

7The WantedThe Wanted are a British-Irish boy band consisting of members Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes.
8Justin BieberJustin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claimed that he was Part-Indian) and he's Christian. He's the son of an author, Pattie Mallet. ...read more.

I like Justin Bieber when he sings. He sing with a little dance. I like his songs (Boyfriend, All Around The World, Never Say Never, Down To Earth, Stuck In The Moment, etc... ) - ljayd98

9Flo RidaTramar Lacel Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American hip hop recording artist from Carol City, Florida.

Wow, this list is pathetic.
This guy had 4 song hits this year. Not bad. At all. - 57blahblah

10Jennifer LopezJennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.

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11Bruno MarsPeter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.
12Fun.Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.
13Calvin HarrisAdam Richard Wiles, known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter and remixer . He was known with his hit singles like Summer, This Is What You Came For and How Deep Is Love . He also was cheated on by Taylor Swift in their relationship for Tom Hiddleston ...read more.
14Devin TownsendDevin Garret Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the founder, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist in extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad from 1994 to 2007 and has an extensive career as a solo artist.

This list is just a popularity contest. If this was a list based on actual quality of the artist, I assure that Mr. Townsend would be #1. He's the best of all time

It pains my heart to see the god of all music beneath Justin Beiber and One Direction. It's sick! Anyway, if you are a three dimensional person, why not check out his music. I did and I haven't stop listening to him since. - andrewtuckey

Devin smashes everyone on this list. Duh.

15Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has received four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards and eight Filmfare Awards South to date.

Angel.. She deserves to be in the number 1 spot...

16Linkin ParkLinkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.
17Robbie WilliamsRobert Peter "Robbie" Williams is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. He has also had commercial success as a solo artist.
18AdeleAdele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.
19Selena GomezSelena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sing in alto .V1 Comment
20The KillersThe Killers is an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001, by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning.
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1. Maroon 5
2. Taylor Swift
3. Flo Rida
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1. Taylor Swift
2. Justin Bieber
3. Britney Spears
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1. Katy Perry
2. Justin Bieber
3. One Direction
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